Saturday Mornings at 10:30
Note: Seating is limited, so it is advisable to arrive early, save a seat, and enjoy the garden until lecture time. (Don’t forget: Free tours of the Garden begin every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.)
Free to the Public
2016Nov. 5 – New Analysis of the California Floristic Province – Dylan O. Burge, Ph.D.
Nov. 12 – NO lecture
Nov. 19 – Floral Gems of the Central Sierra Nevada – Ted Kipping
Nov. 26 – Indian Baskets of Northern California and Oregon – Ralph Shanks
Dec. 3 – Best Practices for Creating a Native Plant Garden – Barbara Eisenstein
Dec. 10 – The Flora of the Tehachapi Mountains (including Tejon Ranch) – Nick Jensen
Dec. 17 – Regrowth and Recovery in the North Bay After the 2015 Fires – Dick O’Donnell
Dec. 24 – NO lecture – enjoy the holidays!
Dec. 31 – NO lecture – enjoy the holidays!
2017Jan. 7 – In Search of Rare Plants: A Summertime Jaunt into the Alps of Yosemite – Michael Uhler
Jan. 14 – Tending the Wild(TM): Indigenous Burning, Ethnobiology, & Forest Ecosystem Health in the Sierra Nevada – Kat Anderson, Ph.D.
Jan. 21 – The Botanical Legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition – Bob Case
Jan. 28 – The Challenges and Opportunities of Collecting Rheophytic Bryophytes in Taiwan and Mainland China – Jim Shevock
Feb. 4 – Botanical Exploration of Coastal North America in the 18th and 19th Centuries – John Kipping
Feb. 11 – California Native Irises and Their Beautiful Love Children – Ted Kipping
Feb. 18 – The Vernal Pools of Northwestern Baja California, Mexico: A Conservation Imperative – Matt Guilliams, Ph.D.
Feb. 25 – Progress on The Blue Mountains Ultramafics Project – Dick O’Donnell
Mar. 4 – Botanizing in Oaxaca, Mexico. Bart O’Brien